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Delhi Police Detains Fifth Suspect In Parliament Breach, Sixth Still Missing

The fifth suspect in the Parliament security breach on Wednesday has been arrested by the Delhi Police’s Special cell. The security breach at the new Parliament took place on the 22nd anniversary of the 2001 attack on Parliament.

During questioning, the six accused revealed that they all were in contact for last four years and planned the attack meticulously a days prior to the 22nd anniversary of the 2001 attack. They were continuously coordinating on the social media to conduct the reconnaissance of the Parliament premises.

Two men named Manoranjan D and Sagar Sharma on Wednesday entered the Lok Sabha chamber from the public gallery, releasing yellow gas from canisters and sloganeered before they were controlled by the MPs. The two men were then taken into police custody.

Another man and a woman named as Amol Shinde and Neelam were also detained by the police for protesting outside the Parliament, they were also carrying cans emitting yellow gas.

According to the sources total six people were involved in the plan and out of them five have been detained by the police and the sixth is yet to be detained. The fifth including the two who entered the Lok Sabha had been staying at the residence of Lalit Jha in Gurugram.

A case has been filed under the various sections including criminal conspiracy, trespass, provocation with intent to cause riot, obstruction and the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). The Delhi Police’s Special Cell is leading the investigation as it deals with anti-terror operations.

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